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  • Compare And Contrast Basketball And Baseball

    Basketball vs Baseball Sports have become America’s past time that is enjoyed by millions of people either watching a professional sport on television or recreation playing. These two sports I have followed from the time my children started playing at the ages of seven. Basketball and baseball though they have numerous similarities, they also contrast. Baseball Differences Baseball is a sport that can be played outside only on a field, which is shaped comparable to a diamond. Weather can be a factor if a game will continue, especially when it rains. Even though there can be many players on the team, only nine players can be on the field using gloves to catch the ball and bats to hit the ball. Players on opposing teams are required to wear uniform numbers on the back of their uniform, sleeve length undershirts (all the same color of their teammates), pants cannot be attached to the bottom of shoes, no images or pattern that resembles a shape of a baseball can be on the uniforms. The ball used in baseball is approximately 9 inches in circumference and weighs 5 ounces. The game consists of nine innings, seven if you’re in elementary school. Each inning consists of both teams having three outs (total of 6 per inning). The object of the game is to score more runs than the opposing team. Usually, there are two umpires, one behind home plate where the catcher’s position is, wearing a mask and one behind first base, both wearing blue uniforms and officiating the game from the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Spalding And Hudson

    Spalding and Hudson both agree, and Spalding uses Robert Putnam’s book Bowling Alone to point out the decline in social capital. People aren 't participating like they used to and this can be caused by a multitude of reasons including people getting married later and the rate of divorces going up, economically these types of activities are not financially feasible and that our generations are very different. I would have to agree with both Spalding and Hudson, I don’t think people are as…

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  • Analysis Of Matthew Spalding's We Still Hold These Truths

    main goals such as equality, constitutionalism, and independence according to Spalding it needs to be relooked upon. Spalding expressed his opinion on America’s view of liberty and he believes that, “Of the many influences that shaped the American concept of liberty, the first and most formative was faith”(Spalding 12). Having God as a foundation for liberty helped form the culture and morals of the colonial citizens. Equality is another natural freedom everyone possesses under the law. However,…

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  • Eight Challenges Of American Democracy

    American democracy is under threat as discussed by both Matthew Spalding and William Hudson. In their books, We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming our Future and American Democracy in Peril: Eight Challenges to America’s Future, written by Spalding and Hudson respectively, they list their reasons for this view. One leans more conservative and the other liberal yet the both reached the same conclusion in that American democracy is going through troubling times.…

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  • Coral Bleaching

    Coral reef ecosystems are arguably one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on Earth. (Spalding 2001) Because of the marine life that swarms these areas, the reefs are comparable to those of tropical rainforests. (Spalding 2001) Additionally they play a critical role in the success of coastal communities, providing protection from storms, and drives tourism to these areas. However, due to unfortunate changes that inundates the coral reef ecosystems from increases in human population,…

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  • Essay On Becoming A Teacher

    have been working with the district for over 26 years. After student teaching and a year of substitute teaching I was hired by Mrs. Betty Cox to teach 4th grade at Owens Elementary School. During those 10 years, I provided focused instruction in all curriculum areas, presented workshops (school and district-wide), was awarded three Tyler ISD Foundation grants 1992, 1994, 1996, and served on various school and district committees. In the summer of 1997, I was introduced to The Spalding Method –…

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  • Who Is The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx?

    In the year 1846, Karl Marx set up a Communist Correspondence Committee (“Karl Marx”, 2003; “Karl Marx”, 2016). This committee was supposed to help connect the leaders that were socialist in Europe. The organization had decided that they were aiming to overthrow the bourgeoisie and create a new society that had no classes and no private property (“Karl Marx”, 1998). After the first meeting, Karl Marx decided to finish The Communist Manifesto. The Communist Manifesto is based on the book written…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Racial Equality

    opportunity as well as the role, if any, it should play to ensure equality of outcome? At the very foundation of America, slavery has been a point of contention and debate because of its opposing correlation to the freedoms outlined in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Equality, as outlined in our founding documents, was not afforded to the black slaves of early America. Matthew Spalding pointed out that many of our Founders; namely George Washington, James Madison, and…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Greatest Sport Of Basketball

    spectator as well as participant sports in the world.Basketball is a game of heartbreaks and thrills and excitements and hope, but that is what makes basketball do exciting. Basketball was created by James Naismith in 1891 originally played with a peach basket and a soccer ball it wasn 't until three years later that the first actual basketball was manufactured by spalding the ball was four inches bigger than a soccer ball and was held together by four laces the first ever game was played in a…

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  • 94fifty Basketball Technology Analysis

    Spaulding Basketball Company, Apple Computers, and the Amateur Athletic Union, (AAU) enables a strong brand positioning. (Houle, 2014) Another scheme will be to host in game promotions during NBA and NCAA games. Having contestants compete for a chance to win our basketball. Remember the 94Fifty Basketball collects shooting and dribbling data and we can have these stats projected on jumbo-trons to allow those in attendance to see these capabilities and benefits. We will be partnering with…

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